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Cary Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-11-09 01:22 PM
Response to Reply #28
31. Which opening post?
Look, my opinion is still that advocating not voting or advocating a a third party is: 1) against Forum Rule 2; and 2) going to lead to victories for Republicans.

If I've said that in a more aggressive way, I'm sorry. It's not a positive message but I have a reasonably objective argument. My argument has not been countered with reasonably objective arguments. It's been countered primarily with ad hominems and other red herring variations.

Also there are a lot of people who think my feelings are hurt or want my feelings to be hurt. I'm not a newbie and I'm no stranger to heated debate. I happen to be a trial attorney. My feelings aren't going to be hurt and the concern is rather odd. Believe it or not I'm nearly as emotional on the subject as those on the other side. I'm very concerned that we have opened a big opportunity for Republicans. I'm also more than a little amazed that when that argument is made the response is so defensive and even indifferent to that particular consequence. I mean really, if we can't coallesce around the notion of keeping neocons out of a position of power, then what hope do we have?

Like I said, I haven't seen anyone here engaging in constructive dialogue on the issue, yourself included. Instead of trying to convince me that I'm beligerent and inflammatory, which is really just another ad hominem, why don't you take the high road and engage me in a reasonably objective discussion of the issue?

I mean a simple "I disagree, it will work out because . . ." could go a long way Cali. Or else you could say a thousand other things. Why do you and these other people keep having to try to convince me that I'm somehow at fault for the controversy?
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